Last call! Mötley Crüe is hanging it up after three hard-rocking decades.

They're going to play a farewell tour first, though -- 70 shows around the world, with tickets going on sale Friday, starting at $15. Alice Cooper has been slated as their opening act. And when they say final, they mean it -- the band even signed a legal contract stating that they're breaking up, and the last tour is exactly that, they said during a press conference on Tuesday at Beacher's Madhouse Theater in Hollywood.

The band — Vince Neil, Mick Mars, Nikki Sixx andTommy Lee — helped put the hair in metal and the glam in rock. In the 33 years they've been together, they've been to prison, done enough drugs to make Keith Richards jealous, had sexual escapades that would have made Freud blush and trashed their fair share of hotel rooms. And let's not forget the iconic Tommy Lee and Pam Anderson sex tape. Notoriety is hard work.

They've also paid the consequences of hedonism. Sixx even died for a couple of minutes following a heroin overdose in 1987, an event he described in his 2007 bookThe Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star.

As for what they're going to do once they scatter to the winds, Neil plans on getting more involved in the restaurant industry. Sixx has a side project called 6 AM. He's also working on a Broadway play and he has a radio show. Mars, who just moved to Nashville, plans to immerse himself in a solo album. He's also writing a book about himself, which, he jokes, he might write backwards, from his death to birth. As for Lee, all he revealed is that he has some big surprises planned. They'll make an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel tonight to talk details.

They've sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and released nine albums, making them one of the most successful heavy metal bands in music history.

The tour dates:


2 Grand Rapids, Mich., Van Andel Arena

4 Milwaukee, Summerfest

5 Noblesville, Ind., Klipsch Music Center

6 Cincinnati, Riverbend Music Center

8 Columbus, Ohio, Schottenstein Center

9 Maryland Heights, Mo., Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

11 Des Moines, Wells Fargo Arena

12 Wichita, INTRUST Bank Arena

13 Tulsa, BOK Center

15 Cedar Park, Texas, Cedar Park Center

16 Dallas, Gexa Energy Pavilion

18 Albuquerque, Isleta Amphitheater

19 Phoenix, Ak-Chin Pavilion

21 Los Angeles, Hollywood Bowl

22 Irvine, Calif., Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

23 Mountain View, Calif., Shoreline Amphitheatre

25 Reno, Reno Events Center

26 Ridgefield, Wash., Sleep County Amphitheater

27 Auburn, Wash., White River Amphitheatre

29 Wheatland, Calif., Sleep Train Amphitheatre

30 Chula Vista, Calif., Sleep Train Amphitheatre


1 Salt Lake City, USANA Amphitheatre

2 Denver, Pepsi Center

3 Kansas City, Mo., Sprint Center

5 Sturgis, S.D., Sturgis Buffalo Chip

6 Sioux City, Iowa, Tyson Events Center

8 Tinley Park, Ill., First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre

9 Clarkston, Mich., DTE Energy Music Theatre

10 Toronto, Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

12 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Blossom Music Center

13 Burgettstown, Pa., First Niagara Pavilion

15 Pelham, Ala., Oak Mountain Amphitheatre

16 Atlanta, Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood

17 Tampa, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre

19 Charlotte, PNC Music Pavilion

20 Virginia Beach, Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach

22 Bristow, Va., Jiffy Lube Live

23 Camden, N.J., Susquehanna Bank Center

24 Mansfield, Mass., Comcast Center

26 Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saratoga Performing Arts Center

27 Allentown, Pa., Great Allentown Fair

29 Wantagh, N.Y., Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

30 Holmdel, N.J., PNC Bank Arts Center

31 Darien Center, N.Y., Darien Lake Performing Arts Center


10 Oklahoma City, Chesapeake Energy Arena

11 The Woodlands, Texas, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

12 Bossier City, La., CenturyLink Center

14 Louisville, KFC Yum! Center

15 Nashville, Bridgestone Arena

17 Hollywood, Fla., Seminole Hard Rock

19 Jacksonville, Fla., Veterans Memorial Arena

21 Greenville, S.C. Bon Secours Wellness Arena

22 Greensboro, N.C., Greensboro Coliseum

25 Atlantic City, Borgata Events Center

26 Montville, Conn., Mohegan Sun Arena

29 Syracuse, N.Y., The OnCenter


5 Biloxi, Miss., Mississippi Coast Coliseum

6 Southaven, Miss., Landers Center

9 Moline, Ill., iWireless Center

11 Green Bay, Wis., Resch Center

12 Madison, Wis., Alliant Energy Center

13 Omaha, CenturyLink Center

15 St. Paul, Xcel Energy Center

16 Fargo, FargoDome

18 Edmonton, Alberta, Rexall Place

19 Calgary, Alberta, Scotiabank Saddledome

21 Vancouver, British Columbia, Rogers Arena

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